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Battus philenor is a member of the Papilionidae - Swallowtails family.
Other species of this genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
View Battus polydamas var. lucayus - GOLD RIM SWALLOWTAIL
Florida Butterfly Gardening Marc C. Minno, Maria Minno, Diane Pierce (Illustrator)
Although the title may lead you to believe that this is just a book about gardening for butterflies, it is in fact an excellent guide to butterflies in Florida, although the large format precludes its use in the field in most cases.
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Both a butterfly identification guide and an illustrated manual for butterfly gardening in Florida, this is the first to cover adult, larval, & pupal stages for over 60 butterfly & moth species with information on the plants utilized by each species. Includes over 400 color photographs, a butterfly checklist, & inquiry-based science activities for teachers.
Date record last modified:
Oct 07, 2009